# Percent / Percentage Word Problems (Worksheet)

Objective: I can solve word problems involving percent (percentage) profit and loss.

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Solve the following percent word problems.

Alan bought a bowling ball for \$12 and sold it for \$15.
a. What was his profit?

\$

b. What was his percentage profit?

%

Michael sold a handphone for \$400. His bought the handphone at \$360.
a. What was his profit?
\$

b. What was his percentage profit?

%

A shop is selling a television set for \$1 200. The cost for the television set was \$1 000.
a. What the profit?

\$

b. What is the percentage profit?

%

Jonathan bought a house at \$250 000 and later sold it for \$300 000.
a. What was his profit?

\$

b. What was his percentage profit?

%

Zack bought a car for \$20 000. Later he sold it at \$18 000.
a. What was his loss?

\$

b. What was his percentage loss?

%

A group of students were selling drinks at a school carnival. They sold 250 drinks at \$1 each. Their total cost for the drinks is \$80.
a. Did they make a profit or a loss?

b. How much was the profit or loss?

\$

c. What was their profit percentage or loss percentage?

%

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